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Facebook Widens Online Music Options
2011-09-01 07:41:39

  Do you think everyone spends too much time on Facebook now? Well new features coming soon may give reason for folks to stick around even more. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is looking to increase the amount of time users spend on the site - and music is said to be just one aspect of that strategy. Watching movies through the site could be next, according to Reuters. The finishing touches to new features on users´ home pages are now being hammered out that integrate...

2011-08-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MyStream®, a wireless, device-to-device music streaming app, has announced an update to its popular iPhone app. In addition to allowing friends within range to share music in real-time without sharing headphones or using a splitter, the FREE, updated Version 1.3 app offers many new features and functions. Since its original release, MyStream® has generated an enthusiastic and growing music fan base by allowing...

2011-08-12 00:00:03

Artists and Bands can now upload their music in advance of the launch of Radical Indie's full-featured music service Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Radical.FM, Inc. announced today that it has opened its on-demand streaming music service Radial Indie to independent musicians and bands so they can upload their music and related materials into the Radical Indie player in preparation for its introduction. When launched in the near future, Radical Indie will be a free, worldwide,...

2011-07-14 15:24:00

SAN DIEGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today expanded its artist showcase offerings with the launches of Ida Maria Radio, Sondre Lerche Radio and Matt Costa Radio stations. These three additions to Slacker's Artist Showcase feature songs by each respective artist, music that inspired them as well as rich commentary by the artists themselves. Ida Maria, Sondre Lerche and Matt Costa Radio stations are now available for free in the Slacker Artist Showcase section at...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'